Our last blog relayed the adventures we had whilst cruising around Milford Sound. This blog will continue on from that story and tell you what happened next. So we had an AMAZING time on the Southern Discoveries boat tour. We got off the boat a few hours later a little drenched but very happy, even … Continue reading We went back to Mossburn but there was no snow this time…
When you’re in New Zealand in spring but it snows…
If anyone ever tells you that when in New Zealand you can experience all fours seasons in day, please believe them! We woke on November 8th at Mossburn Country Park, where the night before it had in fact been snowing, to a minimum of 10 centimeters of snow on and around our car. My wish … Continue reading When you’re in New Zealand in spring but it snows…
Waterfalls, Beach Gorges and Snow all in one day!
Our day began on the 7th November in the Whistling Frog Campground and Resort, a campgrounds in the middle of nowhere really, but close to a waterfall and gorge #bonus! First on the agenda for the day was to drive to the waterfall nearby. We had in fact driven there the night before to see … Continue reading Waterfalls, Beach Gorges and Snow all in one day!
What to do in Dunedin? Drive South and explore the Otago Peninsula
Our day began with some warm showers, seriously warm showers after the night before. From there, with a bit of warmth in our bones, we began the scenic country drive from the small mountain based town, Omarama, to the coastal city of Dunedin. The drive took us through windy roads, where at times we were … Continue reading What to do in Dunedin? Drive South and explore the Otago Peninsula
Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook: Just your average Saturday in New Zealand
It’s the 4th of November and we woke up, the four of us, in the very small town of Fairly (and yes this post is delayed, sorry but that is life mum). Before departing the town after breakfast, we made a necessary stop in the towns only notable building, courtesy of the towns information center. … Continue reading Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook: Just your average Saturday in New Zealand
When the duo become the Fantastic Four!
Today was the day! The day where we would go from Alex and I to Bob, Leonne, Alex and I! Wooohoo! Alex’s brother and his girlfriend were also in New Zealand, conveniently the same time as us, or us conveniently at the same time as them... And because of that amazing chance we teamed up. … Continue reading When the duo become the Fantastic Four!
We visited Wentworth Falls, the Royal National Park and of course Figure 8 Pools
After a crazy few days in Katoomba and Sydney, it was time for Alex and I to continue on our journey. After departing our caravan park at Katoomba Falls, we dove to Wentworth Falls, which were just a town over. We were both a little tired still after our crazy night two days prior, so … Continue reading We visited Wentworth Falls, the Royal National Park and of course Figure 8 Pools
How we visited Sydney in 12ish hours
If you have read our previous blog, you would have known that this day was to begin early for us to head into Sydney. Now early was 6am. Well following on from our previous post, let me fill you in on all that happened before we even got on the train! We went to bed … Continue reading How we visited Sydney in 12ish hours
Getting ‘blown away’ in the Blue Mountains
If you have been following our previous posts, you would have seen that over the past week we had made our way through some country towns in the middle-ish of New South Wales. The last town we had been in was Orange, a beautiful town filled with fruit and wine, what more do you want … Continue reading Getting ‘blown away’ in the Blue Mountains
There is a town called Orange people!!
After visiting Alyce's town of Forbes, we headed to the town of Orange. It was another town I, Alyce had visited before with my parents, but I remembered very little, other than it had lovely trees. And yes it does have lovely trees, but it also has wineries people, wineries! Alex and I are a … Continue reading There is a town called Orange people!!